1. Fremont, CA, Fire Station Is First In US With Solar Microgrid

    Fremont, CA, Fire Station Is First In US With Solar Microgrid

    Planners in Fremont, CA, appear to be the first to complete a solar microgrid system with battery backup for a fire station in the United States, seeking to be more hardened against wildfire, utility blackouts, hurricanes, or other threatening events.

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    1. For the fire stations, because of the CEC subsidy, we are providing electricity for 20 cents per kilowatt-hour, but that rate, of which the city only pays 8 or 9 cents/kWh.
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